YOUR SAFETY STRATEGY FOR YOUR CAREER. STUDY CYBER SECURITY.
Do you understand a wide range of hardware and software systems, know how to program in your sleep and want to make a career internationally? The Master's degree in Cyber Security enables you to secure the entire network infrastructure in a company and to plan and implement effective IT security strategies. But also the programming and implementation of complex software and system architectures will be part of your future field of activity in order to be able to successfully defend against cyberattacks.
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Choose how you want to study Cyber Security at IU
There is no right or wrong way to study Cyber Security, only an IU degree programme that perfectly suits you and your individual needs. Accordingly, you can either complete your Master's degree as a distance learning programme to remain location-independent and study 100% online, or you can use the advantages of myStudies to combine traditional student life on campus with flexible online studies.
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Why you should study Cyber Security
A Master’s degree at IU will help you in every respect, be it personally or professionally. By specialising in a particular subject or through a special combination of selected contents, you will acquire qualified professional competences that will pay off several times over. You will not only benefit from the targeted expansion of your professional horizon, you will also improve your general career opportunities, for example, by being preferred over other candidates who "only" have a Bachelor's degree. Your Master's degree will also have a noticeable effect on your starting salary and open up new prospects for exciting challenges as an internationally sought-after manager.
This is what your Master’s degree in Cyber Security at IU looks like
The Master's degree in Cyber Security at IU International University of Applied Sciences teaches you the necessary basics in the fields of computer science, computer security, programming with Python and pentesting. It also deepens your expertise in selected areas such as host and software forensics, cloud computing and secure software development. Other topics such as computer science, artificial intelligence and advanced data analysis as well as IT law and IT service management are also on the curriculum. You can also specialise in specific areas through individually selectable modules.
A look into the future: What you will be able to do after graduating
Cyber attacks are becoming an increasing threat to internationally active companies. You will have the necessary expertise and the right security strategies and concepts to ward them off as best as possible. Accordingly, with your Master's degree in Cyber Security, you will have cross-industry career opportunities as a manager, for example in the field of computer forensics, software development or pentesting. An IT security consultant's job is to protect a company's valuable data, an ethical hacker or pentester is commissioned to crack an IT system and detect security vulnerabilities, and a system/network/firewall administrator is responsible for the entire firewall and network infrastructure.
The most important questions about studying Cyber Security
Do you want maximum freedom and 100% flexibility in your studies, or would you prefer to combine the advantages of digital learning with in person classes? Depending on which form of study you choose, you can either complete your Master's degree in Cyber Security completely online and thus independent of location, or you can study directly at our campus in Berlin and take part in a wide variety of virtual courses.
It's up to you how long you need to complete your Master's degree in Cyber Security. Depending on the study and time model you choose, your studies at IU will last either 24, 36 or 48 months. And if you need to plan a little more time for your Master's degree, you can extend it flexibly at any time and easily adapt it to your personal requirements.
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